Kouros meaning

ko͝orŏs
A statue of a nude male youth in a standing position, from the archaic period of Greek art (620-500 b.c.)
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A sculpture representing a standing nude young man, especially one produced in Greece before the fifth century bc .
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A sculpture of a naked youth in Ancient Greece, the male equivalent of a kore.
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Origin of kouros

  • Greek boy ker-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Ionic Ancient Greek κοῦρος (kouros), variant of Ancient Greek κόρος (koros, “boy”).

    From Wiktionary